San Antonio hosts Tent Conference

March 1st, 2014

Almost 100 industry professionals gathered on San Antonio’s famed Riverwalk for conference sessions, exhibits and networking at Tent Conference 2014, an annual event of the Tent Rental Division (TRD) of IFAI. The first day’s keynote session, A Code Conversation, featured industry experts, including representatives from the State of Kentucky, the International Code Council and a...

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Outlook Conference scheduled

January 1st, 2014

The annual Outlook 2014 Conference will be held May 5-6 at the Grove Park Inn in Asheville, N.C. This event is co-developed by the U. S. Industrial Fabrics Institute (USIFI) and the Narrow Fabrics Institute (NFI) and provides a premiere leadership forum for technical textile executives focusing on business and economic outlooks. Keynote Speaker William...

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TRD Bootcamp held

January 1st, 2014

The Tent Rental Division (TRD) had a Boot Camp Tent Training for the Tent Professional at the MATRA Annual Conference in November in Dover, Del., with more than 40 people participating. Companies that participated in the training learned about safe tent installation and proper weight methods for ballasting.  

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MFA holds regional workshop

January 1st, 2014

MFA had three regional workshops in October and November 2013: at Canvas Designers in Riviera Beach, Fla., Sea Canvas in Egg Harbor Township, N. J., and at Rainier Industries, Tukwila, Wash. The average turnout was 10 exhibitors and 28 attendees. Those attending were attracted to the workshops because of the proximity to their facility and...

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Lobby Days scheduled

January 1st, 2014

IFAI will hold IFAI Day on the Hill April 29-30, 2014, in Washington, D.C., IFAI members will meet with policy makers with from their respective states and will have a chance to educate them about their companies and products. We invite all IFAI members to become engaged, educated and committed to our advocacy efforts. To...

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IFAI Canada Expo in March

January 1st, 2014

IFAI Expo Canada 2014 will be held March 13–14 at the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel, Toronto, Ont. This yearly event is designed to offer businesses in the industry growth opportunities, educational programs and access to the latest fabrics, equipment, hardware and services. The show floor is open from 2–6:30 p.m. March 13 and 11:30 a.m....

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